The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank - 79 69
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.18% 1.43%
As % of the System Software category - 1.72% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £28,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

System Software Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 58 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.17% 10.60% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 111
Average salary £22,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,946
% change year-on-year
- -3.71%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

vSphere
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Suffolk region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Suffolk

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Replication
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Brocade
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) DMVPN
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
2 2 (40.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Cyber Security
1 2 (40.00%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) HP ASE
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec